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Injury Prevention Coordinators Course - @TraumaCon2018 - Portland, OR
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Injury Prevention Coordinators Course - @TraumaCon2018 - Portland, OR

3/24/2018 to 3/25/2018
When: March 24-25, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: STN Annual Conference
Portland Marriott Downtown
1401 SW Naito Pkwy.
Portland, Oregon  97201
United States
Contact: American Trauma Society
(800) 556-7890

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ATS Injury Prevention Coordinators Course

at the STN TraumaCon 2018

March 24-25, 2018

Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

Portland, OR


Registration for this course is through the STN. Click here to go to the TraumaCon 2018 registration site.

The ATS Injury Prevention Course is a post conference event. You do not have to register for the STN conference in order to register for this course. Click on the Pre/Post Conference Registration button to register.


Throughout the United States, unintentional injury continues to be a leading cause of death and disability for all age groups.   Hundreds of thousands of individuals are affected by injury or injury-related deaths each year.   Evidence shows that effective prevention programs and strategies work to reduce these statistics.  The ATS Injury Prevention Coordinator’s Course is geared towards establishing and developing a formal hospital based, multi-faceted injury prevention program.   This 2-day course was developed by seasoned injury prevention professionals across the country and is designed to cover 14 chapters on injury and data analysis, education, program development, advocacy, promotion, and more! 


The ATS’s Injury Prevention Course was developed in collaboration with members of the Trauma Prevention Coalition (Including, the Society of Trauma Nurses (STN), American College of Surgeons – Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT), Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST), Trauma Center Association of America (TCAA) and American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST).


Some of the key course objectives include:

  1. Identifying where injury prevention fits into the trauma system.
  2. Connecting mechanisms of injury with safety interventions and analyzing their potential impact.
  3. Understanding social, financial and psychological impact of traumatic injuries and exploring how peer support groups can impact recovery.
  4. Analyzing how injury prevention initiatives / public and population health initiatives impact communities.
  5. Understanding types of injury prevention data and their strengths and weaknesses
  6. Reviewing the basic terminology of epidemiology and how it relates to injury prevention.
  7. Understanding different applications of standard epidemiologic techniques to quantify risk in injury prevention.
  8. Designing tools necessary for interventions.
  9. Identifying community stakeholders, and key partnerships to develop unique ways to promote and facilitate community-based programs.
  10. Reviewing successful advocacy techniques in injury prevention.
  11. Engaging media and interfacing with your hospital’s public relations department.
  12. Exploring funding opportunities to build and sustain injury prevention programs. Discuss funding opportunities for exploration in support of injury prevention programs.
  13. Analyzing research and study design and its role in injury prevention programs
  14. Developing strategic plans and the need for business planning to grow an injury prevention program.
  15. And More!


$500 With Course Materials in a Printed Binder



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